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December 16, 2012


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Regarding art theft :3

Journal Entry: Sun Dec 16, 2012, 11:14 AM
Blue Journal doll by FuchsianessBlue Journal Doll by redukins

I had typed most of this up on my latest submission, but then I realised it would be best to just stick it in a journal. XD

Lately I've been noticing a lot of people have been putting the effort into taking my pics and coloring over them.
I've added noise over the pics for a long time to prevent that, but lately people do it anyways.
And I /know/ it must take forever to erase, because it covers the whole picture.
And then they still give me credit, but it's like, klfsjd why would I add noise over the pic if I was just gunna let you recolor it anyways? ;w;

So, just be warned, I will report you if I see it, I don't find that stuff okay. :U
The only pictures that it's okay is my early 2009 Warriors pictures. That's it.
And if credit isn't properly given I'll still report it.
(By properly, I mean a link to my DA, not just "Lines by Blue," or "Credit to BlueKyoKitty")

Also, making "lineart" out of my stuff is never okay, even for the stuff I said could be colored over.
Credit given or not, if you're passing around lineart of my work I will report you.

I know I've been given this reputation as someone who allows art theft, but I really don't find it okay, and I almost alway report it when I see it. When it's just people doing it to troll, yeah, I really don't care, I'll let them have their fun. But when it's people who arn't doing it to troll and really just don't know it's wrong, that's when I report them. owo

This is NOT to say, if you see a person recoloring my stuff that I want you to throw a huge fit at them.
Just send me a link and I'll deal with it.
Or, you could politely give them the link to this journal.
You don't have to do anything beyond that.
I posted this journal for the people who are already recoloring my stuff.
Not as an excuse to get you guys to go rage at people.
Also, if it's a "troll" just leave it be, say nothing, I don't really care all that much.

And I know that now that I'm finally sticking up for my art it's going to come back and bite me in the ass, as it always does.
But whatevah, I think this journal was needed at some point.

Journal Coding by ShinyCation
Edited by Miiroku
Header by SlummingItWithJohnny

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Gay-Kid Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Good job with the noise! Wasn't impossible to remove though but still difficult as hell. That's a really good idea though. I'll have to think about that if someone tries to steal my stuff. Sorry about the art theft I'll inform you if I see any.
mosspelt813 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
well said. Art theft is never fun, especially when not credited. my art isn't good enough for some people who want to steal it, so its not a problem for me, but for internet sensations like you.. well, they don't get the pressure. i hope the uncredited stuff they use won't go any further!
RobinCanisLupus Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Johnnycade7 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012
You shouldn't take art "theft" so seriously.
By the way, your artwork is AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!
Miiroku Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
I've never taken art theft seriously, which is why so much of my stuff has been recolored.
This isn't something that greatly bothers me, I mostly just let people do what they want, but I figured it was about time to at least let people know I'm not totally okay with it. XD

Any-hoo, thank you!
DjNessa Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
People that do that are haters cause your to awesome for them ;3 I hope they learn a thing or to from stealing :iconnotimpressedplz:
clone5876 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omg e.e know how u feel I constantly got my art stolen on a different drawing site called sketchfu. they would erase my signatures off my art work and repost it
RainbowDashyMD Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Pretty sure they're just trolls but I wanted to let you know anyway :iconhomophobic-blue: and :iconfuchsianes:
Galaxy-Pup Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
RainbowDashyMD Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
[link] Your character and some of your art
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